Park Tennis

Parks Tennis, one of Ireland’s largest and most popular tennis programmes, returns to venues nationwide this summer.

Parks Tennis invites your children to enjoy what may well be a new sporting experience at a very affordable cost.

Who is Parks Tennis Ireland

Park Tennis is a non-profit making company operating for 40 years, run by 28 volunteers and supported by various organizations, such as Sport Ireland, the National Governing body, Tennis Ireland, and various Local Authorities.

Park tennis aim is to provide tennis at a very low cost to children not exposed to the game from all social and ethnic backgrounds, during the long Summer holidays. The total audience is over 250,000 through the distribution of application forms with over 20,000 children taking part in the programme annually.

What Does Park Tennis

Park Tennis coaching at grass roots level nationwide in 165 locations during the summer holidays for girls and boys between 5 and 17 years. The major cities; Dublin and Cork  operate all year round.

Parks Tennis welcomes all children irrespective of previous tennis experience and prides itself on a child-centered approach with a focus on enjoyment and participation at

 150 location across Ireland.

You can  pay online by using Paypal for Dublin area tennis classes .

The emphasis throughout all programmes is on:

  • structured tennis sessions combined with fun and games
  • teaching new tennis skills
  • making friends in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere
  • providing a thoroughly enjoyable overall experience
  • introducing a sport for life


What you need to bring with you: bottle of water, runners, appropriate sports attire plus sun cream – depending on the weather.

What age do you have to be to participate in Park Tennis

Anyone from 5-17 years of age can participate – unless otherwise stated on the local form.

Coaching for kids of all levels, aged 5-17 years, is provided by trained instructors, all through the year. Classes are on an hourly basis and rackets and balls are provided.  You can now register and pay online. All locations near you, throughout Dublin.

See all Dublin Parks Tennis Locations here.

Registration: All Venues on Friday 30th June 2 – 4pm

Payment on registration day or with Paypal on Duration: Weekdays from Monday 3rd to Friday 28th July.

New Dublin Programme : Two Hour Classes for every child
Times: – Generally mornings Venues marked with * operate afternoons Ages: 5 – 8yrs first class : 9 -17yrs second class unless otherwise stated

Times vary-check out here


Raheny: St.Anne’sPark

Whitehall: EllenfieldPark

Artane:Rockfield Park Cancelled

Albert College: Hampstead Park Glasnevin,Courtlands Estate *

Finagles: Johnstown Park *

Phibsboro: Shandon Park

Herbert Park

Bushy Park -cancelled – alternative venue under discussion

Rathgar: Tennis Club * Ringsend Park

Crumlin: Sundrive Road Park * Ballyfermot,Leisure Centre Blackditch Rd.

Ballyfermot: Leisure Centre Blackditch Rd.

East Wall Recreation Center Mondays-2 pm

North Wall Sports Centre Tuesdays 2pm*

Mountjoy Square Wednesdays 2pm*

Liberty Park,Foley St. Thursday 2pm*

Ventry Park,Cabra West Fridays 2pm*



Swords: TennisClub(rearthecastle)*

Balbriggan: BalrotheryClub

Skerries: Community Centre *

Donabate:  Community College

Lusk: Orlynn Park *

Baldoyle: Seagrange Park Howth, Baltray Park

2 weeks 17th – 28th July

Dublin 15: Carpenterstown, Riverwood Estate

Castleknock: Laurel Lodge Comm Centre * Hartstown, Community School

2 weeks 3rd – 14th July

Blanchardstown: Hazel Lawn Courts 2 weeks 17th – 28th July



Walkinstown: Cherryfield Park

Clondalkin Sports Centre: Nangor Road *

Lucan Sports Centre: Esker



Shankill: TennisClub,QuinnsRoad Rathfarnham, Marlay Park Courts

Glenageary: Sallyglen Park *

Deansgrange: Meadowvale Club *

Dun Laoghaire: Clarinda Park

Blackrock:  Carraig Tennis Club, Rockfield Park *

Blackrock:  Springhill Park, Newtownpark, Tennis Club

Leopardstown:  Valley/The Gallops

Park Tennis  coaching sessions are on no matter what’s the weather! Therefore we advice you to bring rain-gear in case the weather is bad.

Opening Hours

  • Monday09:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday09:00 - 17:00
  • Friday09:00 - 17:00

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